About us

Wendy Pesavento - Chicago Dental brokerWendy Pesavento, Chicago Dental Broker, has been in both the clinical and business arena of the healthcare industry for the past twenty-two years. She has a degree in accounting from Purdue University, a certificate in computer science and information systems, and has completed over 90 hours of practice valuation education. Wendy is a registered business broker in the state of Illinois.

In the past 15 years, Wendy Pesavento has valued more than 350 healthcare practices, successfully assisted over 450 practice sales, and facilitated hundreds of “for sale by owner” (FSBO) transactions.  See current listings…

Wendy is also an established business consultant in the healthcare field and the co-owner of Cutting Edge Practice, Inc. Cutting Edge is a firm which offers management consulting services and turn key practice start up services in the dental and optometric fields. In addition, Wendy lectures extensively on dental practice sales topics and consulting topics to state societies, professional study clubs, dental schools, trade associations, and company sponsored seminars. If you are in need of a speaker for an upcoming event please contact Wendy at 773-502-6000 or wendy@chicagopracticesales.com.

Sharon Kantor BogetzSharon Kantor Bogetz, MEd, MBA is a dental consultant and marketing professional with more than 28 years of administrative, supervisory, dental management, dental marketing and dental consulting experience. She has been working with Wendy since 1998.

Prior to starting her own dental marketing business in 2002, Sharon was a Dental Consultant with Senate Management working with existing practices, practice start-ups, mergers and acquisitions. She did dental management and marketing consulting aimed at increasing revenue and profit through new patient acquisition, staff training, systems implementation and quality customer service. She had also served as the Director of Education for Dentalcare Management, Inc. Her business acumen was honed as the Director of The Traffic Safety School at Northwestern University managing a budget of more than $4 million and over 60 full-time and 150 part-time employees.

Sharon Kantor Bogetz was the Supervisor of a D.A.U. and TEAM Clinic at Northwestern University Dental School (NUDS). She also had an appointment as Assistant Professor and Program Supervisor of the Dental Assisting and Dental Hygiene Programs at Indiana University. She has been an adjunct faculty member at Roosevelt University teaching undergraduate and graduate marketing research courses part-time. She is an active member of the Northwestern University Dental School Alumni Board.  She currently is a guest lecturer at the UIC College of Dentistry and Midwestern College of Dental Medicine in their dental practice management courses.

With more than 12 years of private practice experience as a dental assistant and dental hygienist, Sharon brings an in-depth understanding of the dental practice environment to your business.